Respected elder and Benue community leader, Chief John Apochi, has fired back at Benue clannish leaders over their recent attack on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai in the ongoing clashes between herders and farmers in the state. The tribal leaders of Benue state had recently slammed Buratai, who called...
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has asked former governor of the state, Kayode Fayemi, to stop bragging about the use of federal might to win the July 14 governorship election, saying God’s might is bigger than all. This was just as Governor Fayose has described Fayemi, current Minister of...
FROM high power-quarters, I have heard about certain unwritten understanding to keep Ndigbo out of the presidency, either as number one or two, until the race is able to explain why it struck against its own; Nnamadi Azikiwe in 1966. Zik was president of Nigeria, regardless of functionality status...
Code of Conduct Tribunal has discharged a Supreme Court Judge, Sylvester Nguta, of charges of non-declaration of assets. Code of Conduct Tribunal has discharged a Supreme Court Judge, Sylvester Nguta, of charges of non-declaration of assets.
The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) as well as some international NGOs have been fingered to be part of a large scale plot to blackmail the Nigerian military This was contained in the first quarter report by the Coalition of CSOs on human rights and conflict resolution in Nigeria on...
Members of G24 of Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday forced their way into the premises of the Assembly complex. They consequently announced the impeachment of all the principal officers of the Assembly. Those impeached included the Majority leader, Deputy Majority leader, the minority leader, House leader, Chief Whip, Leader of...
A Kogi State High Court has struck out the assassination case involving the chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria, Taofiq Isa, instituted by Senator from the state, Dino Melaye. Melaye, had on April 2017 approached the court over alleged assassination attempt on his life by Isa and four others. Others...
The Nigerian senate has spoken out on whether or not it will allow Senator Ovie Omo-Agege to resume plenary. According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the Delta Central senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, who was previously suspended for 90 days, will be allowed to resume is office...
The Lagos State Government has said that it will deploy additional 10,000 High Definition CCTV cameras across the state as part of the comprehensive Smart City Programme designed to provide a 24-hour driven economy. Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hakeem Fahm who disclosed this on Friday during a briefing to...
The General Secretary, Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr. Musa Asake, is dead. Although details of the death are still sketchy, our correspondent learnt that he died on Friday morning (today) in Abuja after an illness. The death of Asake came about two weeks after he led a nationwide protest called by...